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Sex Linked Dominant Disorders POSNA Study Guide

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Description: Objectives
1. Describe the features of sex-linked inheritance
2. Describe the method of inheritance of sex-linked dominant disorders, and the characteristics of a pedigree of a sex-linked dominant disorder
3. List 2 sex-linked dominant disorders with orthopaedic importance
There are only 2 conditions with this type of inheritance seen by the orthopaedic surgeon, hypophosphatemic (or Vitamin D resistant) rickets and Rett's syndrome. l. Rett syndrome is lethal in males at birth.

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Added: Sat Jun 13 2009